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Madagascar vs Senegal: One dead, 37 injured in stampede

Madagascar vs Senegal

Sunday saw the continuation of the 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifiers.

One of the top matches of the day saw Madagascar take on Senegal.

Senegal arrived in Madagascar’s capital Antananarivo with Liverpool star Sadio Mane in their starting XI.

One dead, 37 injured in stampede

Reports from the likes of French news agency RMC Sport have reported that one fan died prior to kick off.

According to the updates, there was a stampede of fans before the Madagascar vs Senegal game.

Along with the fatality, there are reports that another 37 fans were injured in the violence.

One graphic video doing the rounds on social media suggests that the death toll may rise.

Madagascar vs Senegal: Social media reaction

Pictures of the packed stands during the Madagascar vs Senegal game were posted on social media.

As you can see, thousands of fans were jammed into the crowd.

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